LinkedIn, Microsoft, and Salesforce Each Accused of Infringing Address Book Patent

  • August 25, 2016

One month after the dismissal of the last defendant in its sole litigation campaign, MMG IP Management LLC has picked litigation back up, asserting a single patent (8,321,459) generally related to keeping networked contact information current in separate complaints against LinkedIn (2:16-cv-00938), Microsoft (2:16-cv-00939), and Salesforce ( Connect) (2:16-cv-00940). The defendants are accused of infringement through provision of their networked address books, LinkedIn’s Connections, Microsoft’s Lync Contacts Manager (and Skype for Business), and Salesforce’s Connect functionality.

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